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Infants Born to Mothers >18 Years Old with <12 Years Education

This indicator shows the percentage of babies born to mothers over age 18 with less than a high school education.

Infants Born to Mothers >18 Years Old with <12 Years Education

14.1
19.9
Comparison: FL Counties 

10.9

percent
Measurement Period: 2012

County: Miami-Dade

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Categories: Health / Family Planning, Health / Maternal, Fetal & Infant Health, Education / Educational Attainment in Adult Population
Technical Note: The distribution is based on data from 67 Florida counties.
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: May 2013
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Why is this important?

Parents' educational attainment has a profound impact on the condition of families. There is a strong relationship between parents' educational attainment and poverty, literacy, and educational attainment rates for children. Education is directly related to higher earnings and greater job security. In addition, higher educational attainment is associated with better neighborhoods and schools, lower divorce rates and better overall health.

Infants Born to Mothers >18 Years Old with <12 Years Education : Time Series

2006: 14.7 2007: 14.7 2008: 13.8 2009: 13.2 2010: 11.7 2011: 12.0 2012: 10.9

percent

Infants Born to Mothers >18 Years Old with <12 Years Education by Race/Ethnicity

Black: 13.6 Hispanic: 12.0 White: 10.3 Overall: 10.9

percent

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Infants Born to Mothers >18 Years Old with <12 Years Education

Comparison: Prior Value 

10.9

percent
Measurement Period: 2012

County: Miami-Dade

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Categories: Health / Family Planning, Health / Maternal, Fetal & Infant Health, Education / Educational Attainment in Adult Population
Technical Note: The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were not taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: May 2013

Why is this important?

Parents' educational attainment has a profound impact on the condition of families. There is a strong relationship between parents' educational attainment and poverty, literacy, and educational attainment rates for children. Education is directly related to higher earnings and greater job security. In addition, higher educational attainment is associated with better neighborhoods and schools, lower divorce rates and better overall health.

Infants Born to Mothers >18 Years Old with <12 Years Education : Time Series

2006: 14.7 2007: 14.7 2008: 13.8 2009: 13.2 2010: 11.7 2011: 12.0 2012: 10.9

percent

Infants Born to Mothers >18 Years Old with <12 Years Education by Race/Ethnicity

Black: 13.6 Hispanic: 12.0 White: 10.3 Overall: 10.9

percent

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